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Our Genealogy Helper for Nitta Yuma ...

We have a couple of goals for our Gazetteer:

  • That it be a tool that can help us with planning our trips.
  • That it also helps us to understand the community in which our ancestors lived, the community that was part of their daily lives.

By learning about Nitta Yuma (and the surrounding area) during the time that our ancestors lived, we hope to have a better understanding of both their community and its relationship to their lifes. We hope that this tool helps to give us an insight into their world.

As we add data and organize our Gazetteer to help with our family research, we will be adding to this, our Genealogical Helper for Nitta Yuma. While we don't have information that is specific to any given person or family, we intend to expand our understanding about where and how people lived.

It's still very early in our research, but as we gather more information it will be added to this page.

Neighboring Counties ...

When searching for family records, we have frequently made the mistake of not checking the neighboring counties.

For example, we have great-grandparents who lived in the southeast corner of their home county. During their lives, most doctors and hospitals were in the next county to the east. Almost all of the nearby churches and cemeteries were in the county to the south.

So when searching for records, we had our best success by looking in neighboring counties instead of the county in which they lived:  their home county contained property and probate records; the county to the east contained birth and death records; the county to the south contained their burial records. If we hadn't included the neighboring counties, we would have missed many valuable sources of information.

If you're in a similar situation, we hope that the following information helps.

Nitta Yuma is located in Sharkey County.

To see how the shape of Mississippi's counties have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Sharkey County: Humphreys, Issaquena, Washington & Yazoo.

Below are the counties that are near Nitta Yuma. For each of these counties, we show a sample of those communities that are closest to Nitta Yuma:

  • Sharkey County     (The home county of Nitta Yuma)
    • Panther Burn [Sharkey County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Panther Burn
      • Panther Burn [Sharkey County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the north of Nitta Yuma
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Panther Burn
    • Anguilla [Sharkey County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Anguilla
      • Anguilla [Sharkey County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the south of Nitta Yuma
      • Estimated population in 2019: 625 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Anguilla have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Anguilla
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Anguilla<3>
    • Richey [Sharkey County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Richey
      • Richey [Sharkey County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the east of Nitta Yuma
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Richey
    • Rolling Fork [Sharkey County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rolling Fork
      • Rolling Fork [Sharkey County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the south of Nitta Yuma
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,929 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rolling Fork
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rolling Fork<3>
    • Cary [Sharkey County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cary
      • Cary [Sharkey County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<1> to the south of Nitta Yuma
      • Estimated population in 2019: 272 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cary have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cary
    • Issaquena [Sharkey County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Issaquena
      • Issaquena [Sharkey County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<1> to the south of Nitta Yuma
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Issaquena
    • Blanton [Sharkey County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Blanton
      • Blanton [Sharkey County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<1> to the south of Nitta Yuma
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blanton
  • Bolivar County
    • Choctaw [Bolivar County]
    • Shaw [Bolivar County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shaw
      • Shaw [Bolivar County] lies 40 miles [64.4 km]<1> to the north of Nitta Yuma
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,685 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shaw have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shaw
  • Hinds County
    • Delta City [Hinds County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Delta City
      • Delta City [Hinds County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the northeast of Nitta Yuma
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Delta City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Delta City
  • Holmes County
    • Bee Lake [Holmes County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bee Lake
      • Bee Lake [Holmes County] lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<1> to the east of Nitta Yuma
      • Bee Lake has also been known as:
      • Bee Lake Plantation
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bee Lake
    • Tchula [Holmes County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tchula
      • Tchula [Holmes County] lies 37 miles [59.5 km]<1> to the east of Nitta Yuma
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,929 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tchula
    • Cruger [Holmes County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cruger
      • Cruger [Holmes County] lies 40 miles [64.4 km]<1> to the northeast of Nitta Yuma
      • Estimated population in 2019: 336 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cruger have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cruger
  • Humphreys County
    • Louise [Humphreys County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Louise
      • Louise [Humphreys County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<1> to the east of Nitta Yuma
      • Estimated population in 2019: 169 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Louise have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Louise
    • Gooden Lake [Humphreys County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gooden Lake
      • Gooden Lake [Humphreys County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the northeast of Nitta Yuma
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gooden Lake
    • Silver City [Humphreys County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Silver City
      • Silver City [Humphreys County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<1> to the east of Nitta Yuma
      • Estimated population in 2019: 288 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Silver City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Silver City
    • Lake City [Humphreys County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lake City
      • Lake City [Humphreys County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<1> to the east of Nitta Yuma
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lake City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lake City
    • Isola [Humphreys County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Isola
      • Isola [Humphreys County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<1> to the northeast of Nitta Yuma
      • Estimated population in 2019: 611 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Isola
    • Belzoni [Humphreys County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Belzoni
      • Belzoni [Humphreys County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<1> to the northeast of Nitta Yuma
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,915 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Belzoni
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Belzoni<3>
    • Jaketown [Humphreys County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jaketown
      • Jaketown [Humphreys County] lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<1> to the northeast of Nitta Yuma
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jaketown
  • Issaquena County
    • Mayersville [Issaquena County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mayersville
      • Mayersville [Issaquena County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the southwest of Nitta Yuma
      • Estimated population in 2019: 591 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mayersville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mayersville
  • Leflore County
    • Morgan City [Leflore County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Morgan City
      • Morgan City [Leflore County] lies 37 miles [59.5 km]<1> to the northeast of Nitta Yuma
      • Estimated population in 2019: 238 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Morgan City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Morgan City
  • Sunflower County
    • New Town [Sunflower County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Town
      • New Town [Sunflower County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<1> to the north of Nitta Yuma
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Town have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Town
    • Inverness [Sunflower County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Inverness
      • Inverness [Sunflower County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<1> to the northeast of Nitta Yuma
      • Estimated population in 2019: 866 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Inverness have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Inverness
    • Indianola [Sunflower County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Indianola
      • Indianola [Sunflower County] lies 31 miles [49.9 km]<1> to the north of Nitta Yuma
      • Estimated population in 2019: 9,037 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Indianola
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Indianola<3>
    • Moorhead [Sunflower County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Moorhead
      • Moorhead [Sunflower County] lies 35 miles [56.3 km]<1> to the northeast of Nitta Yuma
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,063 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Moorhead
    • Sunflower [Sunflower County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sunflower
      • Sunflower [Sunflower County] lies 40 miles [64.4 km]<1> to the northeast of Nitta Yuma
      • Estimated population in 2019: 978 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sunflower have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunflower
  • Washington County
    • Hollandale [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hollandale
      • Hollandale [Washington County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the north of Nitta Yuma
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,304 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hollandale have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hollandale
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hollandale<3>
    • Forrest City [Washington County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Forrest City
      • Forrest City [Washington County] was located 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the north of Nitta Yuma
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Forrest City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Byrne City [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Byrne City
      • Byrne City [Washington County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<1> to the west of Nitta Yuma
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Byrne City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Byrne City
    • Arcola [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Arcola
      • Arcola [Washington County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<1> to the north of Nitta Yuma
      • Estimated population in 2019: 321 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Arcola have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Arcola
    • Leland [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Leland
      • Leland [Washington County] lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<1> to the north of Nitta Yuma
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,766 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Leland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Leland
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Leland<3>
    • Greenville [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greenville
      • Greenville [Washington County] lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<1> to the northwest of Nitta Yuma
      • Estimated population in 2019: 29,085 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Greenville<3>
    • Metcalfe [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Metcalfe
      • Metcalfe [Washington County] lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<1> to the north of Nitta Yuma
      • Estimated population in 2019: 965 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Metcalfe have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Metcalfe
  • Yazoo County
    • Jonestown [Yazoo County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jonestown
      • Jonestown [Yazoo County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<1> to the southeast of Nitta Yuma
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jonestown
    • Yazoo City [Yazoo County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Yazoo City
      • Yazoo City [Yazoo County] lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<1> to the southeast of Nitta Yuma
      • Estimated population in 2019: 10,869 people
      • Former names for Yazoo City:
      • Hannan's Bluff
      • Manchester
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Yazoo City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Yazoo City<3>
    • Eden [Yazoo County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eden
      • Eden [Yazoo County] lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<1> to the east of Nitta Yuma
      • Estimated population in 2019: 121 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Eden have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eden
    • Satartia [Yazoo County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Satartia
      • Satartia [Yazoo County] lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<1> to the southeast of Nitta Yuma
      • Estimated population in 2019: 50 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Satartia have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Satartia
    • Bentonia [Yazoo County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bentonia
      • Bentonia [Yazoo County] lies 38 miles [61.2 km]<1> to the southeast of Nitta Yuma
      • Estimated population in 2019: 419 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bentonia have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bentonia
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bentonia<3>
  • Ashley County (AR)
    • Parkdale [Ashley County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Parkdale
      • Parkdale [Ashley County] lies 40 miles [64.4 km]<1> to the west of Nitta Yuma
      • Estimated population in 2019: 252 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Parkdale have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Parkdale
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Parkdale<3>
  • Chicot County (AR)
    • Eudora [Chicot County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eudora
      • Eudora [Chicot County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<1> to the west of Nitta Yuma
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,903 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eudora
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Eudora<3>
    • Lake Village [Chicot County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lake Village
      • Lake Village [Chicot County] lies 32 miles [51.5 km]<1> to the northwest of Nitta Yuma
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,194 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lake Village have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lake Village
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lake Village<3>
  • East Carroll Parish (LA)
    • Lake Providence [East Carroll Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lake Providence
      • Lake Providence [East Carroll Parish] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<1> to the southwest of Nitta Yuma
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,429 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lake Providence
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lake Providence<3>
    • Transylvania [East Carroll Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Transylvania
      • Transylvania [East Carroll Parish] lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<1> to the southwest of Nitta Yuma
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Transylvania have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Transylvania
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Transylvania<3>
    • Sondheimer [East Carroll Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sondheimer
      • Sondheimer [East Carroll Parish] lies 37 miles [59.5 km]<1> to the southwest of Nitta Yuma
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sondheimer have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sondheimer
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sondheimer<3>
  • West Carroll Parish (LA)
    • Kilbourne [West Carroll Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kilbourne
      • Kilbourne [West Carroll Parish] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<1> to the west of Nitta Yuma
      • Estimated population in 2019: 383 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kilbourne have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kilbourne
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kilbourne<3>
    • Oak Grove [West Carroll Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oak Grove
      • Oak Grove [West Carroll Parish] lies 33 miles [53.1 km]<1> to the west of Nitta Yuma
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,553 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oak Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oak Grove
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oak Grove<3>
    • Forest [West Carroll Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Forest
      • Forest [West Carroll Parish] lies 36 miles [57.9 km]<1> to the southwest of Nitta Yuma
      • Estimated population in 2019: 337 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Forest have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Forest
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Forest<3>
    • Pioneer [West Carroll Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pioneer
      • Pioneer [West Carroll Parish] lies 39 miles [62.8 km]<1> to the southwest of Nitta Yuma
      • Estimated population in 2019: 147 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pioneer have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pioneer
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pioneer<3>

For an expanded list of the communities that are closest to Nitta Yuma, see our County-by-County Page for Nitta Yuma.

Newspapers Published in Nitta Yuma ...

An ongoing effort between the Library of Congress and the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) has resulted in the National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP).

To share their results, the partnership has created the Chronicling America website. The goal of this partnership is to assemble a database about the current and historic newspapers of the United States. This includes a growing collection of scanned images from selected papers. All of it available to the public on their website.

Using information that we've taken from the Chronicling America website, we've identified 6 newspapers that have been published in the area around Nitta Yuma.

Although we're unaware of any newspapers that were published in the immediate area of Nitta Yuma, there are papers which were published within 23 miles [37 km]. A list of those papers, sorted by paper name, can be found on the Extended Newspaper List for Nitta Yuma.

Websites to Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we start with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch and Genealogy Trails. These websites either offer the information directly or else point to where you can find it. Their information is open to everyone.

To help you get started, the following links will take you to the pages that are relevant to Nitta Yuma:

  • Of Special Interest ...
    • The GenDisasters website specializes in newspaper articles about tragedies and disasters. While it makes interesting reading all by itself, it should be of special interest to genealogists and family historians looking for people who were either affected by or directly involved in such tragedies.
    • Stories from Arkansas
    • Stories from Louisiana
    • Stories from Mississippi

Cemeteries Near Nitta Yuma ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Nitta Yuma.

This is a new section and is likely to have errors. If you find an error, such as a missing cemetery or we have the wrong name, please let us know. If you know of them, we would also appreciate learning about previous or alternate names.

If you need information about a burial or interment, photos, transcripts, how to contact the cemetery or local authorities, please visit our selection of Genealogy Websites (see below).

If not found below, our Cemetery List for Nitta Yuma covers a larger area, with the cemeteries listed in alphabetical order.

  • Vickland Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Vickland Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Vickland Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vickland Cemetery
  • Cameta Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Cameta Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Cameta Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cameta Cemetery
  • Golden Link Cemetery
  • Vicks Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Vicks Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Vicks Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vicks Cemetery
  • Georgia Bend Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Georgia Bend Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Georgia Bend Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Georgia Bend Cemetery
  • Centrana Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Centrana Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Centrana Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Centrana Cemetery
  • Continue List ...
    • Delta City Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Delta City Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Delta City Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Delta City Cemetery
    • Mt. Zion Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Mt. Zion Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Mt. Zion Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mt. Zion Cemetery
    • Harris Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Harris Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Harris Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harris Cemetery
    • Fish Lake Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Fish Lake Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Fish Lake Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fish Lake Cemetery
    • Mt. Gideon Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Mt. Gideon Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Mt. Gideon Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Mt. Gideon Cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the northeast of Nitta Yuma.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mt. Gideon Cemetery
    • Section 16 Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Section 16 Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Section 16 Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Section 16 Cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the north of Nitta Yuma.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Section 16 Cemetery
    • Huddleston Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Huddleston Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Huddleston Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Huddleston Cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the north of Nitta Yuma.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Huddleston Cemetery
    • Clitonia Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Clitonia Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Clitonia Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Clitonia Cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the north of Nitta Yuma.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clitonia Cemetery
    • Weathers Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Weathers Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Weathers Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Weathers Cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the south of Nitta Yuma.
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Nearby Communities in 1895 ...

We've built the following list with information that came from an Atlas published by Rand McNally in 1895. The Atlas had details such as the population of the community (which appears to have come from the 1890 Census) and whether there was a post office and/or railroad service available. We also indicate if the community no longer exists and is now historic.<5>

The Rand McNally Atlas shows that Nitta Yuma had a population of 94 people in 1895 with a post office and railroad service.

These communities are listed based on their distance from Nitta Yuma, with the one closest to Nitta Yuma listed first.

  • Nitta Yuma [Sharkey County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nitta Yuma
    • Nitta Yuma [Sharkey County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the southeast of Nitta Yuma
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 94 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Nitta Yuma had a post office and railroad service
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nitta Yuma
  • Anguilla [Sharkey County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Anguilla
    • Anguilla [Sharkey County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the south of Nitta Yuma
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 172 people
    • Estimated population in 2019: 625 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Anguilla had a post office and railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Anguilla have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Anguilla
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Anguilla<3>
  • Panther Burn [Sharkey County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Panther Burn
    • Panther Burn [Sharkey County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the north of Nitta Yuma
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Panther Burn had a post office and railroad service
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Panther Burn
  • Mont Helena [Sharkey County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mont Helena
    • Mont Helena [Sharkey County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the south of Nitta Yuma
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Mont Helena had no post office or railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mont Helena have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mont Helena
  • Grace [Issaquena County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grace
    • Grace [Issaquena County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the west of Nitta Yuma
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Grace had a post office and railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grace have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Lorenzen [Sharkey County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lorenzen
    • Lorenzen [Sharkey County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the southwest of Nitta Yuma
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Lorenzen had a post office and railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lorenzen have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Continue List ...
    • Riverside Junction [Sharkey County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Riverside Junction
      • Riverside Junction [Sharkey County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the south of Nitta Yuma
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Riverside Junction had railroad service and no post office
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Riverside Junction have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Riverside Junction
    • Percy [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Percy
      • Percy [Washington County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the north of Nitta Yuma
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 26 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Percy had a post office and railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Percy have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Rolling Fork [Sharkey County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rolling Fork
      • Rolling Fork [Sharkey County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the south of Nitta Yuma
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 400 people
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,929 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Rolling Fork had a post office and no railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rolling Fork
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rolling Fork<3>
    • Auter [Sharkey County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Auter
      • Auter [Sharkey County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the east of Nitta Yuma
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Auter had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Auter have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Overby [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Overby
      • Overby [Washington County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the north of Nitta Yuma
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Overby had railroad service and no post office
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Overby have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Overby
    • Hampton [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hampton
      • Hampton [Washington County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the west of Nitta Yuma
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 100 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Hampton had a post office and railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hampton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hampton
    • Hollandale [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hollandale
      • Hollandale [Washington County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the north of Nitta Yuma
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 300 people
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,304 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Hollandale had a post office and railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hollandale have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hollandale
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hollandale<3>
    • Murphy [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Murphy
      • Murphy [Washington County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the northeast of Nitta Yuma
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Murphy had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Murphy have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Murphy
    • Glen Allan [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Glen Allan
      • Glen Allan [Washington County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the west of Nitta Yuma
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 250 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Glen Allan had a post office and railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Glen Allan have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glen Allan

We've also created an expanded list of communities that existed in the 1890's and were located in the area around Nitta Yuma. See our List of 1890's Communities around Nitta Yuma.

Miscellaneous References and Mentions for Nitta Yuma ...

While our initial data about Nitta Yuma came from various goverment sources, we have found mention of Nitta Yuma in old books and maps. When we do, we'll find a fact here or a snippet there. We've created the following list to keep track of the documents we found useful in adding to our knowledge about Nitta Yuma.

We hope that the following list of documents will be of interest to you.

Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide

Published by Rand McNally & Co.
(Document found on Google Books)

Notes for Nitta Yuma:

  • Services available at that time (1895): had Post Office, Railroad Station, Express Office

Both the GNIS and FIPS databases contain entries for Nitta Yuma. See our Misc Page for Nitta Yuma for more information.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Mississippi

About Sharkey County

About Mississippi

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Nitta Yuma. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of Mississippi: https://www.ms.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Nitta Yuma) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Nitta Yuma. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Nitta Yuma

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Nitta Yuma. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.0242, Longitude: -90.8483    
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<4>The Find-a-Grave website is an excellent research tool with information about a cemetery's location and interments. They also offer a forum for their members which can provide additional help. More information about Find-a-Grave can be found on their website: findagrave.com.
<5>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Nitta Yuma, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.






















 

 

 

 

 


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